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Number of Nigerians in the US

How many Nigerians are there in the US?


The American Community Survey, conducted by the US Census Bureau, reports there are 195,282 US residents born in Nigeria, which represents about 0.5% of the US foreign-born population. Nigeria is the most represented African country in the US, followed by Egypt and Ethiopia. What’s more, 241,001 Americans claim to have Nigerian ancestry.

This fact is verified on : October 11, 2012.

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